moulding

Definitions

  • Showing mouldings on capitals and bases
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moulding a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    • n moulding sculpture produced by molding
    • n moulding a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    • n moulding a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
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Additional illustrations & photos:

THE THREE PARTS OF THE MOULD THE THREE PARTS OF THE MOULD
PLATE MOULDED TO GIVE BACK PLATE MOULDED TO GIVE BACK
MOULD. TO GIVE FACE OF PLATE MOULD. TO GIVE FACE OF PLATE
STATUETTE FOR A THREE-PIECE MOULD STATUETTE FOR A THREE-PIECE MOULD
FIRST PIECE OF MOULD FIRST PIECE OF MOULD

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Five thousandths of a millimeter is the tolerance of accuracy at the LEGO mould factories
    • Moulding a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing.
    • Moulding (Arch) A plane, or curved, narrow surface, either sunk or projecting, used for decoration by means of the lights and shades upon its surface. Moldings vary greatly in pattern, and are generally used in groups, the different members of each group projecting or retreating, one beyond another. See Cable n., 3, and Crenelated molding, under Crenelate v. t.
    • Moulding a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied.
    • Moulding Anything cast in a mold, or which appears to be so, as grooved or ornamental bars of wood or metal, or sculptures.
    • Moulding The act or process of shaping in or on a mold, or of making molds; the art or occupation of a molder.
    • p. a Moulding Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything according to a pattern.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Moulding the process of shaping, esp. any soft substance: anything formed by or in a mould: an ornamental edging on a picture-frame, &c., or (archit.) raised above or sunk below the surface of a wall, on cornices, jambs, lintels, &c.—the fillet or list, astragal or bead, ogee, cyma, &c
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Quotations

  • Samuel Butler
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    “It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose. The nineteenth century, as we know it, is largely an invention of Balzac.”
  • Francis Bacon
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    “The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.”
  • Anita Brookner
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    “It will be a pity if women in the more conventional mould are to be phased out, for there will never be anyone to go home to.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. moule—L. modulus, a measure.

Usage

In literature:

Turn into an individual mould, chill, turn from mould, arrange on lettuce leaves, and garnish with mayonnaise dressing.
"The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes" by Lewis Webb Hill
The shaping is sometimes accomplished by plastering the soft mass into wooden moulds, as in making bricks.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
This dough can be moulded into small, oblong rolls for afternoon teas.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
You didn't start in the same mould as the rest of us.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
It is, in fact, often the apparently trifling events that mould our history, work, and destiny.
"George Muller of Bristol" by Arthur T. Pierson
Thou art of the mould to dare anything for love.
"Saronia" by Richard Short
When quite ready, the interior block of wood or mould will be held in position by the hand.
"The Repairing & Restoration of Violins" by Horace Petherick
This find included two complete moulds and a half mould for casting looped socketed spear-heads.
"The Bronze Age in Ireland" by George Coffey
The projectiles are moulded of the same shape, and are fired as they are cast, without planing.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
What woman owns that she really does is to mould herself as much on the monster's model as she can.
"Modern Women and What is Said of Them" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

All thoughts that mould the age begin
Deep down within the primitive soul,
And from the many slowly upward win
To one who grasps the whole:
"An Incident In A Railroad Car" by James Russell Lowell
E'en now I hear the piercing cry;
O father! father! haste to save!
E'en now in flames I thee descry,
Though thou art mould'ring in the grave.
"Lines" by Elizabeth Beverley
When around his dying capture,
Fierce, the serpent draws his fold,
Song can make him, wild with rapture,
Straight uncoil, and bite the mould.
"Runic Verses" by George Borrow
Grew on her, till she pitied his sorrow
As if she truly had been the cause—
Yea, his deserter; and came to wonder
What mould of man he was.
"A Woman's Fancy" by Thomas Hardy
And now he rests: his greatness and his sweetness
No more shall seem at strife,
And death has moulded into calm completeness
The statue of his life.
"In Remembrance Of Joseph Sturge" by John Greenleaf Whittier
This postman 'twist one ghost and t'other,
With last dates that smell of the mould,
I have met him (O man and brother,
Forgive me!) in azure and gold.
"The Flying Dutchman" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Tramel, Mould lead Indian River bowlers.
Steve Tramel of the Ercildoune Scratch Trios rolled a near-perfect 299 game en route to a 761 series and Janet Mould rolled a 269 game and 690 series in the Wednesday Mixed league at Vero Bowl.
Esposito, Mould , Bruin lead the way in Indian River County.
Even when looking back, Mould was charging ever forward.
Tweedy, Mould Unite Against Proposed Same-Sex Marriage Ban.
Bob Mould in George, Washington.
With a career that spans four decades, three bands, nine solo studio albums, and a brief foray into scriptwriting for the professional wrestling industry, Bob Mould has learned a thing or two about evolving.
Bob Mould 's new autobiography recounts the traumatic childhood that haunted his fascinating musical career.
Bob Mould interview and performance.
All Blogs On The Download BMP VIDEO: Bob Mould interview and performance.
Bob Mould , Wishing Well (Live at Best Music Poll 2008).
Jon Mould of Loudonville received his insurance license in October of last year, 2007.
BOB MOULD District Line Anti.
Bob Mould / Photo by Richard Kern.
Bob Mould's 'The Silver Age '.
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In science:

The symbols show 5 Fornax dEs of our sample with independent age and metallicity estimations (Rakos et al. 2001; Held & Mould 1994).
The puzzlingly large Ca II triplet absorption in dwarf elliptical galaxies
The pieces for the final structure have been produced (as seen in Fig. 9), and an assembly mould has been designed and constructed.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
For the physics prototype, small SiPMs and injection-moulded scintillator tiles with embedded wavelength-shifting fibre have been developed.
Calorimetry for Lepton Collider Experiments - CALICE results and activities
This has been successfully demonstrated for different machined tile designs [55, 56], and also shows promise for mass production with injection moulding.
Calorimetry for Lepton Collider Experiments - CALICE results and activities
For these scintillator tiles, a moulding procedure compatible with mass production has been demonstrated.
Calorimetry for Lepton Collider Experiments - CALICE results and activities
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